December 14, 2017 RSS feed / Local

New Year’s Ride at Boothbay Railway Village

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Topsham cops to clamp down on speeding

TOPSHAM Speeding enforcement is a priority for Topsham police. With a rise in speeding complaints from residents, Topsham selectmen voted unanimously last week to make enforcement a highlighted priority. More...

Brunswick man indicted on assault charges

BRUNSWICK   A Brunswick man was indicted by a Cumberland County Grand Jury last week on assault charges stemming from an alleged domestic violence incident in October.  More...

Police investigate death of 4-year-old Wiscasset girl

WISCASSET   State Police detectives and Wiscasset police are investigating the death of a four-year-old Wiscasset girl.  An ambulance responded to the child’s home at 19 Crickets Lane at about 4:30 p.m. More...

Collins, King announce almost $24M Navy contract for Bath Iron Works

BATH U.S. Sens. Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Angus King, I-Maine announced Tuesday that the Navy has awarded Bath Iron Works a $23,902,104 contract modification. The funding will be used to continue lead yard services for Arleigh Burke-class ships. More...

San Francisco mayor who died suddenly was Bowdoin graduate

The San Francisco mayor who died unexpectedly Tuesday was a Bowdoin College graduate.  Ed Lee, who oversaw a technology-driven economic boom in San Francisco that brought with it skyhigh housing prices despite his lifelong commitment to economic More...

HONORS AT BIG BROTHER BIG SISTERS EVENT

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF BATH BRUNSWICK hosted their annual “BIG” Holiday Party on Thursday, Dec. 7. Recognized at the event was Lee Johnson as the “Big” of the year. More...

RIDING AT POPHAM BEACH

RIDERS Alice Willard-Michaels, left and Sherrye Trafton enjoy a ride at Popham Beach. More...

Patten Free Library to hold teen calligraphy workshop

BATH — Art educator Jackie Johnson will present a calligraphy workshop for teens on Tuesday, Dec. 19 from 3-4:30 p.m. The workshop is free, open to students in grades six through 12, and will be held in the library’s Community Room. More...

Centre St. Arts Gallery celebrating 5th anniversary

BATH The Centre St. Arts Gallery will celebrate its fifth anniversary with an open house. The gallery will be marking the occasion Friday, Dec. More...

Book launch event set for Georgetown poet's work

BRUNSWICK — Georgetown poet Nick Stone will be hosting a book launch for his new book, “Fragments,” from 5-6:15 p.m. More...

Twice-Told Tales to temporarily close, halt donations

BRUNSWICK — Due to unanticipated renovations at its building, Twice-Told Tales will close at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 23, and will reopen Jan. 15, 2018. The bookstore will not be able to accept donations of books and other materials Dec. More...

Children’s author at Lisbon library

LISBON — Local children's book author Christine Renaud will be at Lisbon Library Department Dec. 22 at 6 p.m. More...

Topsham crash sends 3 to hospital

TOPSHAM   Three passengers in a sport utility vehicle were transported to a Lewiston hospital after the vehicle rolled over along Route 196 in Topsham early Friday morning.  The crash was reported at 1:20 a.m. More...

Students host ocean sustainability exhibition

BATH — The Bath Middle School Ocean Sustainability Exhibition is being held Dec. 14 in the Bath Middle School cafeteria from at 7:30 p.m. This event is being hosted by all 7th grade students at Bath Middle School. More...

Quilts to support Topsham spay-neuter program

BRUNSWICK — Community Spay-Neuter Clinic will be displaying its large collection of handmade quilts this month at Curtis Memorial Library in Brunswick. More...

PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

SPECTRUM GENERATIONS IS ALL SMILES this holiday season at the People Plus Center. Pictured are Hannah Tompkins, left, and Casey Henson holding some of the almost 100 pointsettias donated by the Brunswick High School and Mt. More...

Santa Fund Rocking that Jingle Jam

And the songs just keep coming, along with new mail! The auction was last night at Joshua’s. Hopefully, it was a great turnout and everyone had a lot of fun. Tomorrow night is The Jingle Jam at the Bath Elk’s Club from 3- 10 p.m. More...

MASON SWORN IN AS LISBON REP

REP. RICK MASON, R-Lisbon, pictured here with family and friends, was sworn in as the newest member of the Maine House of Representatives Wednesday morning by Gov. Paul LePage. More...

WISE benefit is Saturday in Bath

BATH — A benefit to raise funds for the non-profit WISE-Women’s Initiatives that Strengthen and Empower, working in western Zambia, will be held Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Bohemian Rose Boutique, 106 Front St., Bath.  More...